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Growth of BTC Millionaires Now Matches Bitcoin’s Early Years: New Data

The number of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses containing more than 1,000 BTC ($8.3 million) is growing at the same pace in 2019 as before 2014, new data shows.

 

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German finance minister Olaf Scholz wants to introduce digital euro

Germany's finance minister and vice-chancellor, Olaf Scholz, is in favor of national digital currency. "Such a payment system would be good for financial center Europe and its integration into the world financial system," Scholz said late last week in a report published by local business news magazine WiWo

 

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US Lawmakers Ask Fed to Consider Developing ‘National Digital Currency’

In a letter sent to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.) and Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) outline concerns they have about risks to the U.S. dollar if another country or private company creates a widely used cryptocurrency, and ask whether the central bank is looking into creating its own version.

 

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Venezuela’s central bank is exploring the addition of bitcoin and ether to its reserves

The central bank of Venezuela is running internal tests to determine whether it can add cryptocurrencies, specifically bitcoin and ether, to its international reserves, according to a report by Bloomberg.

 

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